SAVE THE DATES!! 2020 Junior Olympic Track and Field Schedule

2020 USATF Georgia Youth Winter Meeting

Saturday, February 8, 2020
Time: 2:00-4:30pm
Location: Ike Owings Community Center, 8830 Gurley Rd., Douglasville 30134
Agenda: Coming Soon...

In 2020, USATF Georgia will host both our Association Championships as well as the Region 4 Championships. With the National Junior Olympics being held in Jacksonville, FL, our region meet will only consist of GA and SC.
  • June 6, 2020 - USATFGA Junior Olympic Preliminary Area Meets
  • June 18-21, 2020 - USATF GA Junior Olympic Association Championships
  • July 9-12, 2020 - USATF Region 4 Junior Olympic Championships

Meet Schedule and Meet Results

Age Verification

USATF Coaches Registry and SafeSport List

This list represents members of USATF who have fulfilled one of the below requirements:
  • Met all requirements of the registered coach program which includes an extensive background screen and completion of USOC SafeSport course.
  • Passed a comprehensive background screen pertinent to their role within USATF (youth coach, official, youth administrator) and completed the USOC SafeSport course.
  • Coaches Registry - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) [link]

Youth Committee Members

Lamar Grant
Monica Ross
Vice President of Operations
LeShonda Jones
Ken Jones
Vice President of Administration

Information on Waivers

Waivers allowing athletes to advance through the Junior Olympic qualifying process are granted under extreme circumstances and are issued at the discretion of the Youth Executive Committee. Waivers may be considered for the following:
  • SAT/ACT Testing
  • Death of immediate family member, or
  • A valid academic obligation
Injuries or medical excuses are not eligible for waiver consideration.

All waivers require supporting documentation and must be submitted to the Youth Executive Committee prior to the meet entry deadline. Athletes receiving waivers are still required to register and pay the entry fee for the meet they have received the waiver for.
  • If approved, athletes are still required to register ( for their events and pay for entries in the meet for which they are requesting a waiver.
  • If athletes are not registered online in and meet fees are not paid, athletes cannot be advanced to the next round in the Junior Olympic series.

Rules Focus

On this page you will find USATF Competition Rules for Cross Country and Track & Field that the Youth Committee feels you as coaches and athletes should be aware of.

Forms / Documents / Links

  • USATF Georgia Youth Operating Procedures [link
  • USATF Georgia Area Meet Bid Package [Word] [PDF]
  • National Youth Track Coaches Association [link]
  • Mark Springer Youth Travel Grant [link]
  • USATF Georgia Youth Travel Grant [link]